Linda Lewis Griffith

Linda Lewis Griffith

Are you a night owl? It might be time to check on your health.

Night owls, who do their best work after midnight and prefer breakfast around noon, are more likely to suffer from insomnia, have high rates of depression and tend to engage in greater amounts of risky behavior than early birds. Relationship therapist Linda Lewis Griffith of San Luis Obispo offers tips for night owls and how best to manage their lives.

Linda Lewis Griffith

Think before you speak (or post to Facebook)

San Luis Obispo marriage and family therapist Linda Lewis Griffith says our words directly impact others. Before sharing your thoughts, ask yourself three questions: Are my words true? Are they kind? Are they necessary? She also offers tips on how to ensure that your remarks are thoughtful and not mean-spirited.

Linda Lewis Griffith

Learning to manage your anger can help decrease the risk of a heart attack

New research offers evidence that anger is bad for your heart, says marriage and family therapist Linda Lewis Griffith of San Luis Obispo. A study appearing in the October 11, 2016, issue of the journal Circulation, looked at 12,000 first-time heart attack patients in 52 countries. It found that men and women who reported experiencing intense emotions such as anger were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack within an hour after the distress than when they weren’t emotionally distraught

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Atascadero dances the night away in the streets

The annual two-day Cruisin' Weekend began Friday evening with the Hot El Camino Cruise Night. The Mid State Cruizers car show was held Saturday afternoon at Atascadero Lake Park, and Dancing in the Streets, featuring five live bands playing within a few blocks, was held that evening.
Laura Dickinson The Tribune
Atascadero dances the night away in the streets 1:22

Atascadero dances the night away in the streets

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Stepfather of Cambria teen who died in surfing accident talks about the tragic loss

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Morro Bay prepares for the 2017 football season

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Sophomore highlights for Morro Bay quarterback Aidan Moriarty